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Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

Year: 2009  |  Volume: 39  |  Issue: 7  |  Page No.: 456 - 459

Relapse with Malignant Transformation After Chemotherapy for Primary Mediastinal Seminoma: Case Report

S Iwasa, M Ando, M Ono, T Hirata, M Yunokawa, E Nakano, K Yonemori, T Kouno, C Shimizu, K Tamura, N Katsumata and Y. Fujiwara

Abstract

This case report details a relapse with malignant transformation after the completion of bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin chemotherapy for primary mediastinal seminoma, although the residual mass after chemotherapy was <3 cm in size and did not display an increased uptake of fluorodeoxyglucose when examined using positron emission tomography.

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